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8 June 2018 1:09 PM List of world's richest athletes is the same old story for women

Other female athletes to make the top 100 have generally been tennis players – in fact, last year eight of the top 10 female earners were tennis players. All grand slams offer equal prize money for the men's and women's draw. In 1971, tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King became the first female athlete to earn $100,000 for a single season in any sport 10

8 June 2018 10:00 AM The Australian connection behind US Triple Crown chaser Justify

“It was the first time Henry came to the Keeneland Sales with us, after the success in Australia, and Justify was the first horse we bought as a group in America,” SF Bloodstock’s Tom Ryan said. “We bought him because of Henry. He was adamant that we buy him. He was hip number 50 of a more than 3000 horse sale. “He had failed a couple of vets, but our vet was happy 8

6 June 2018 7:38 AM James Sutherland: A career timeline

November 2014: Sutherland holds the fort following the tragic death of Phillip Hughes, struck by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match. August 2017: After a spiteful 12 month process, CA signs its new memorandum of understanding with players, which includes major benefits for female cricketers. March 2018: Captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner 3

12 May 2018 11:06 AM Philadelphia 76ers tease at Ben Simmons, LeBron James tandem

Sixers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo spoke at length about the 208-centimetre forward during his exit press conference early on Saturday morning [Australian time] and listed Bolden as the “most likely” of the club’s overseas based draft picks to play next season. Colangelo said Bolden has an NBA out in his contract with Maccabi and discussions 22

10 May 2018 4:32 AM Segenhoe looks for bragging rights in Scone two-year-old races

Segenhoe boss Kevin Maloney loves to see his colours at the Scone meeting and is out to take a two-year-old double on Friday and Saturday. Nick The Skip reaches his target race, of a year, in Friday’s Inglis Challenge, while there are high hopes for Pretty In Pink in the Woodlands Stakes on Saturday. “It is a great weekend and you like to have a winner 17

4 May 2018 9:35 AM It's all happening at whatchamacallit stadium

Quick question, no Googling: where is the CitiPower Centre? Melburnians, if you don't know, you should: it's in your backyard, and it is going host international cricket next summer. OK, what about Mars Stadium? McDonald Jones Stadium? GMHBA Stadium? Give up? Two have AFL footy this weekend, and one is staging the A-League grand final on Saturday night 24

28 April 2018 10:18 AM Big hit: Adam Gilchrist to front Fox cricket coverage

Australian cricket great Adam Gilchrist will be the frontman of Fox Sports' coverage when the new broadcast rights agreement begins next summer. Gilchrist, the former Australian vice-captain and wicketkeeper, had been the face of Channel Ten's Big Bash League coverage before the network recently lost the rights. "Sport has been a major part of my life, as a player 29

29 March 2018 6:42 AM Cricket Australia drops the ball on broadcast negotiations

If Cricket Australia’s hopes of netting a $850 million-plus media broadcast deal don't come to pass, it won’t be the fault of the ball-tampering scandal. It will be a combination of greed and timing or poor negotiating skills. It’s long-time media partner, Nine Network, has now blown a large part of its budget on a five-year, $300 million contract with Tennis 24

22 March 2018 5:33 AM Flashback: The story behind Melbourne's Grand Prix coup

On the 90th anniversary of the first Australian Grand Prix Fairfax remembers the year that Melbourne snatched the race from Adelaide. A deal done behind the scenes, kept secret until the final minute, delivered a coup for Victoria. The race, which will be run around Albert Park Lake, will be held from 1997 for at least five years. Grand Prix week – probably 26

27 February 2018 9:31 AM O'Brien, Kavanagh to sue for more than $10 million in cobalt case

Trainers Danny O’Brien and Mark Kavanagh will each sue vet Tom Brennan and Flemington Equine Clinic from more than $10 million and are reserving their rights to make similar claims against Racing Victoria after picking up small fines as their long running cobalt cases came to end on Tuesday. Kavanagh and O'Brien were fined $4000 and $8000 respectively 34